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Ramon M. Molina, D.Sc., D.V.M.

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  1. Konduru NV, Velasco-Alzate K, Adduri S, Zagorovsky K, Diaz-Diestra D, Fisol F, Sanches M, Ndetan H, Brain JD, Molina RM. Pulmonary fate and consequences of transferrin-functionalized gold nanoparticles. Nanotheranostics. 2021; 5(3):309-320. PMID: 33732602.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  2. Gonçalves JP, Pipek LZ, Donaghey TC, DeLoid GM, Demokritou P, Brain JD, Molina RM. Effects of Ingested Nanomaterials on Tissue Distribution of Co-ingested Zinc and Iron in Normal and Zinc-Deficient Mice. NanoImpact. 2021 01; 21. PMID: 33521386.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Animals
  3. Graham UM, Dozier AK, Oberdörster G, Yokel RA, Molina R, Brain JD, Pinto JM, Weuve J, Bennett DA. Tissue Specific Fate of Nanomaterials by Advanced Analytical Imaging Techniques - A Review. Chem Res Toxicol. 2020 05 18; 33(5):1145-1162. PMID: 32349469.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    
  4. Khare S, DeLoid GM, Molina RM, Gokulan K, Couvillion SP, Bloodsworth KJ, Eder EK, Wong AR, Hoyt DW, Bramer LM, Metz TO, Thrall BD, Brain JD, Demokritou P. Effects of ingested nanocellulose on intestinal microbiota and homeostasis in Wistar Han rats. NanoImpact. 2020 Apr; 18. PMID: 32190784.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    
  5. DeLoid GM, Cao X, Molina RM, Silva DI, Bhattacharya K, Ng KW, Loo SCJ, Brain JD, Demokritou P. Toxicological effects of ingested nanocellulose in in vitro intestinal epithelium and in vivo rat models. Environ Sci Nano. 2019 Jul 01; 6(7):2105-2115. PMID: 32133146.
    Citations: 20     
  6. Molina RM, Konduru NV, Queiroz PM, Figueroa B, Fu D, Ma-Hock L, Groeters S, Schaudien D, Brain JD. Fate of Barium Sulfate Nanoparticles Deposited in the Lungs of Rats. Sci Rep. 2019 06 03; 9(1):8163. PMID: 31160608.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCellsPHPublic Health
  7. Watson-Wright C, Queiroz P, Rodrigues S, Donaghey TC, Brain JD, Molina RM. Repeated pulmonary exposures to zinc ions enhance inflammatory responses to subsequent metal exposures. Exp Lung Res. 2018 May - Jun; 44(4-5):252-261. PMID: 30295553.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:AnimalsPHPublic Health
  8. DeLoid GM, Sohal IS, Lorente LR, Molina RM, Pyrgiotakis G, Stevanovic A, Zhang R, McClements DJ, Geitner NK, Bousfield DW, Ng KW, Loo SCJ, Bell DC, Brain J, Demokritou P. Reducing Intestinal Digestion and Absorption of Fat Using a Nature-Derived Biopolymer: Interference of Triglyceride Hydrolysis by Nanocellulose. ACS Nano. 2018 07 24; 12(7):6469-6479. PMID: 29874029.
    Citations: 28     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  9. Konduru NV, Damiani F, Stoilova-McPhie S, Tresback JS, Pyrgiotakis G, Donaghey TC, Demokritou P, Brain JD, Molina RM. Nanoparticle Wettability Influences Nanoparticle-Phospholipid Interactions. Langmuir. 2018 06 05; 34(22):6454-6461. PMID: 29754486.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  10. Brain JD Hsu Y-H Vasanthakumar A Kim J Mitchell R Change-Sheng M Masahiro I Akatsuka K Molina RM. Effects of a vinegar-based multi-micronutrient supplement in rats: a multi-pronged assessment of dietary impact. J FunctFoods. 2018; 42:371-379. View Publication.
  11. Brain JD, Hsu YH, Vasanthakumar A, Kim J, Mitchell R, Chang-Sheng M, Iinomi M, Akatsuka K, Molina RM. Effects of a vinegar-based multi-micronutrient supplement in rats: a multi-pronged assessment of dietary impact. J Funct Foods. 2018 Mar; 42:371-378. PMID: 31531127.
    Citations: 1     
  12. Konduru NV, Molina RM, Swami A, Damiani F, Pyrgiotakis G, Lin P, Andreozzi P, Donaghey TC, Demokritou P, Krol S, Kreyling W, Brain JD. Protein corona: implications for nanoparticle interactions with pulmonary cells. Part Fibre Toxicol. 2017 10 30; 14(1):42. PMID: 29084556.
    Citations: 31     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  13. Rosenblum Lichtenstein JH, Molina RM, Donaghey TC, Hsu YH, Mathews JA, Kasahara DI, Park JA, Bordini A, Godleski JJ, Gillis BS, Brain JD. Repeated Mouse Lung Exposures to Stachybotrys chartarum Shift Immune Response from Type 1 to Type 2. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2016 Oct; 55(4):521-531. PMID: 27148627.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    
  14. Molina RM, Konduru NV, Hirano H, Donaghey TC, Adamo B, Laurenzi B, Pyrgiotakis G, Brain JD. Pulmonary distribution of nanoceria: comparison of intratracheal, microspray instillation and dry powder insufflation. Inhal Toxicol. 2016 10; 28(12):550-560. PMID: 27618878.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  15. Konduru NV, Jimenez RJ, Swami A, Friend S, Castranova V, Demokritou P, Brain JD, Molina RM. Erratum to: Silica coating influences the corona and biokinetics of cerium oxide nanoparticles. Part Fibre Toxicol. 2016 06 22; 13(1):35. PMID: 27334863.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    
  16. Watson CY, Damiani F, Ram-Mohan S, Rodrigues S, de Moura Queiroz P, Donaghey TC, Rosenblum Lichtenstein JH, Brain JD, Krishnan R, Molina RM. Screening for Chemical Toxicity Using Cryopreserved Precision Cut Lung Slices. Toxicol Sci. 2016 Mar; 150(1):225-33. PMID: 26719368.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  17. Konduru NV, Murdaugh KM, Swami A, Jimenez RJ, Donaghey TC, Demokritou P, Brain JD, Molina RM. Surface modification of zinc oxide nanoparticles with amorphous silica alters their fate in the circulation. Nanotoxicology. 2016 08; 10(6):720-7. PMID: 26581431.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  18. Konduru NV, Jimenez RJ, Swami A, Friend S, Castranova V, Demokritou P, Brain JD, Molina RM. Silica coating influences the corona and biokinetics of cerium oxide nanoparticles. Part Fibre Toxicol. 2015 Oct 12; 12:31. PMID: 26458946.
    Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  19. Watson CY, Molina RM, Louzada A, Murdaugh KM, Donaghey TC, Brain JD. Effects of zinc oxide nanoparticles on Kupffer cell phagosomal motility, bacterial clearance, and liver function. Int J Nanomedicine. 2015; 10:4173-84. PMID: 26170657.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  20. Rosenblum Lichtenstein JH, Hsu YH, Gavin IM, Donaghey TC, Molina RM, Thompson KJ, Chi CL, Gillis BS, Brain JD. Environmental mold and mycotoxin exposures elicit specific cytokine and chemokine responses. PLoS One. 2015; 10(5):e0126926. PMID: 26010737.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCellsPHPublic Health
  21. Konduru N, Keller J, Ma-Hock L, Gröters S, Landsiedel R, Donaghey TC, Brain JD, Wohlleben W, Molina RM. Biokinetics and effects of barium sulfate nanoparticles. Part Fibre Toxicol. 2014 Oct 21; 11:55. PMID: 25331813.
    Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsPHPublic Health
  22. Konduru NV, Murdaugh KM, Sotiriou GA, Donaghey TC, Demokritou P, Brain JD, Molina RM. Bioavailability, distribution and clearance of tracheally-instilled and gavaged uncoated or silica-coated zinc oxide nanoparticles. Part Fibre Toxicol. 2014 Sep 03; 11:44. PMID: 25183210.
    Citations: 23     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsPHPublic Health
  23. Molina R, Konduru N, Jimenez R, Wohlleben W, Brain J. . Bioavailability, distribution and clearance of tracheally instilled, gavaged or injected cerium dioxide nanoparticles and ionic cerium. Environ Sci: Nano. 2014; (1):561-573. View Publication.
  24. Pyrgiotakis G, McDevitt J, Bordini A, Diaz E, Molina R, Watson C, Deloid G, Lenard S, Fix N, Mizuyama Y, Yamauchi T, Brain J, Demokritou P. A chemical free, nanotechnology-based method for airborne bacterial inactivation using engineered water nanostructures. Environ Sci Nano. 2014; 2014(1):15-26. PMID: 26180637.
    Citations: 16     
  25. Molina RM, Schaider LA, Donaghey TC, Shine JP, Brain JD. Mineralogy affects geoavailability, bioaccessibility and bioavailability of zinc. Environ Pollut. 2013 Nov; 182:217-24. PMID: 23933126.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  26. Pirela S, Molina R, Watson C, Cohen JM, Bello D, Demokritou P, Brain J. Effects of copy center particles on the lungs: a toxicological characterization using a Balb/c mouse model. Inhal Toxicol. 2013 Aug; 25(9):498-508. PMID: 23895351.
    Citations: 31     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  27. Grondin Y, Cotanche DA, Manneberg O, Molina R, Treviño-Villarreal JH, Sepulveda R, Clifford R, Bortoni ME, Forsberg S, Labrecque B, Altshul L, Brain JD, Jackson RL, Rogers RA. Pulmonary delivery of d-methionine is associated with an increase in ALCAR and glutathione in cochlear fluids. Hear Res. 2013 Apr; 298:93-103. PMID: 23296212.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  28. Molina RM, Phattanarudee S, Kim J, Thompson K, Wessling-Resnick M, Maher TJ, Brain JD. Ingestion of Mn and Pb by rats during and after pregnancy alters iron metabolism and behavior in offspring. Neurotoxicology. 2011 Aug; 32(4):413-22. PMID: 21458486.
    Citations: 19     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsPHPublic Health
  29. Kim J, Molina RM, Donaghey TC, Buckett PD, Brain JD, Wessling-Resnick M. Influence of DMT1 and iron status on inflammatory responses in the lung. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2011 Apr; 300(4):L659-65. PMID: 21278260.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  30. Thompson KJ, Molina RM, Donaghey T, Savaliya S, Schwob JE, Brain JD. Manganese uptake and distribution in the brain after methyl bromide-induced lesions in the olfactory epithelia. Toxicol Sci. 2011 Mar; 120(1):163-72. PMID: 21177252.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  31. Bellows CF, Molina RM, Brain JD. Diminished organelle motion in murine Kupffer cells during the erythrocytic stage of malaria. J R Soc Interface. 2011 May 06; 8(58):711-9. PMID: 21068031.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  32. Demokritou P, Büchel R, Molina RM, Deloid GM, Brain JD, Pratsinis SE. Development and characterization of a Versatile Engineered Nanomaterial Generation System (VENGES) suitable for toxicological studies. Inhal Toxicol. 2010 Dec; 22 Suppl 2:107-16. PMID: 20701428.
    Citations: 39     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  33. Lichtenstein JH, Molina RM, Donaghey TC, Amuzie CJ, Pestka JJ, Coull BA, Brain JD. Pulmonary responses to Stachybotrys chartarum and its toxins: mouse strain affects clearance and macrophage cytotoxicity. Toxicol Sci. 2010 Jul; 116(1):113-21. PMID: 20385656.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  34. Berntsen P, Park CY, Rothen-Rutishauser B, Tsuda A, Sager TM, Molina RM, Donaghey TC, Alencar AM, Kasahara DI, Ericsson T, Millet EJ, Swenson J, Tschumperlin DJ, Butler JP, Brain JD, Fredberg JJ, Gehr P, Zhou EH. Biomechanical effects of environmental and engineered particles on human airway smooth muscle cells. J R Soc Interface. 2010 Jun 06; 7 Suppl 3:S331-40. PMID: 20356875.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  35. Brain, JD, Curran, MA, Donaghey, T and Molina, RM. Nanotoxicology. Biologic Responses to nanomaterials depend on exposure, clearance and material characteristics. 2009; 3(2):1-7.
  36. Thompson K, Molina RM, Donaghey T, Brain JD, Wessling-Resnick M. Iron absorption by Belgrade rat pups during lactation. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2007 Sep; 293(3):G640-4. PMID: 17640977.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  37. Trujillo JR, Rogers R, Molina RM, Dangond F, McLane MF, Essex M, Brain JD. Noninfectious entry of HIV-1 into peripheral and brain macrophages mediated by the mannose receptor. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Mar 20; 104(12):5097-102. PMID: 17360361.
    Citations: 29     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  38. Molina RM, Brain JD. In vivo comparison of cat alveolar and pulmonary intravascular macrophages: phagocytosis, particle clearance, and cytoplasmic motility. Exp Lung Res. 2007 Mar; 33(2):53-70. PMID: 17454102.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  39. Thompson K, Molina RM, Brain JD, Wessling-Resnick M. Belgrade rats display liver iron loading. J Nutr. 2006 Dec; 136(12):3010-4. PMID: 17116712.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  40. Thompson K, Molina RM, Donaghey T, Schwob JE, Brain JD, Wessling-Resnick M. Olfactory uptake of manganese requires DMT1 and is enhanced by anemia. FASEB J. 2007 Jan; 21(1):223-30. PMID: 17116743.
    Citations: 59     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  41. Rosenblum Lichtenstein JH, Molina RM, Donaghey TC, Brain JD. Strain differences influence murine pulmonary responses to Stachybotrys chartarum. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2006 Oct; 35(4):415-23. PMID: 16690987.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  42. Heilig EA, Thompson KJ, Molina RM, Ivanov AR, Brain JD, Wessling-Resnick M. Manganese and iron transport across pulmonary epithelium. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2006 Jun; 290(6):L1247-59. PMID: 16428268.
    Citations: 30     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  43. Brain JD, Heilig E, Donaghey TC, Knutson MD, Wessling-Resnick M, Molina RM. Effects of iron status on transpulmonary transport and tissue distribution of Mn and Fe. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2006 Mar; 34(3):330-7. PMID: 16340001.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  44. Thompson K, Molina R, Donaghey T, Brain JD, Wessling-Resnick M. The influence of high iron diet on rat lung manganese absorption. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2006 Jan 01; 210(1-2):17-23. PMID: 15993455.
    Citations: 22     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  45. Heilig E, Molina R, Donaghey T, Brain JD, Wessling-Resnick M. Pharmacokinetics of pulmonary manganese absorption: evidence for increased susceptibility to manganese loading in iron-deficient rats. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2005 May; 288(5):L887-93. PMID: 15618452.
    Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  46. Brain JD, Molina RM, DeCamp MM, Warner AE. Effects of a perfluorochemical emulsion on the fate of circulating Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Am J Physiol. 1999 06; 276(6):L1037-45. PMID: 10362729.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  47. Brain JD, Molina RM, DeCamp MM, Warner AE. Pulmonary intravascular macrophages: their contribution to the mononuclear phagocyte system in 13 species. Am J Physiol. 1999 01; 276(1):L146-54. PMID: 9887067.
    Citations: 39     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  48. Mizgerd JP, Molina RM, Stearns RC, Brain JD, Warner AE. Gadolinium induces macrophage apoptosis. J Leukoc Biol. 1996 Feb; 59(2):189-95. PMID: 8603991.
    Citations: 26     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  49. Brain, JD, Molina RM, and Warner AE. Lung Biology in Health and Diseases Vol 102 - Lung Macrophages and Dendritic Cells. Editors, Lipscomb, MF and Russell, SW. Pulmonary intravascular macrophages. 1996; 102:131-149.
  50. DeCamp MM, Warner AE, Molina RM, Brain JD. Hepatic versus pulmonary uptake of particles injected into the portal circulation in sheep. Endotoxin escapes hepatic clearance causing pulmonary inflammation. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1992 Jul; 146(1):224-31. PMID: 1320819.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  51. Theodos CM, Povinelli L, Molina R, Sherry B, Titus RG. Role of tumor necrosis factor in macrophage leishmanicidal activity in vitro and resistance to cutaneous leishmaniasis in vivo. Infect Immun. 1991 Aug; 59(8):2839-42. PMID: 1906844.
    Citations: 23     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  52. Warner AE, DeCamp MM, Molina RM, Brain JD. Pulmonary removal of circulating endotoxin results in acute lung injury in sheep. Lab Invest. 1988 Aug; 59(2):219-30. PMID: 3043106.
    Citations: 19     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  53. Warner AE, Molina RM, Brain JD. Uptake of bloodborne bacteria by pulmonary intravascular macrophages and consequent inflammatory responses in sheep. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1987 Sep; 136(3):683-90. PMID: 3631739.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
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